Accessible parking signs on the Tufts campus. Photo by Dylan Fee | The Tufts Daily
Accessible parking signs on the Tufts campus. Photo by Dylan Fee | The Tufts Daily

Cutting through the red tape of accessibility at Tufts, Part 1

Navigating the Hill with physical disabilities at Tufts has been extremely challenging for many students.


On the day that sophomore Grace Acton broke her foot, she found herself crutching down Memorial Steps when going from her class in Braker, a building with no elevator, to Kindlevan, the closest dining option. She took her normal route, which able-bodied students normally take. However, with her new temporary disability and lack of knowledge about closed side paths in the winter and accessible transport, Acton had to hop with her crutches in one hand and use her other hand to hold onto the railing.

This is one of the many stories of students having trouble with physical accessibility at Tufts. Read more…


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